The most popular month of the year is here and with it comes the stress of finding that perfect gift for a loved one. Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that can make the difference. Looking after one’s diet and wellbeing, finding ways to solve a nagging health issue, or discovering the best way to stay fit can help the day-to-day of life become more bearable.
That’s why we’ve decided to highlight some of our most popular titles to help you find a special gift for yourself or for a loved one. All Need2Know Books are written in everyday language without unnecessary jargon to fully explain a variety of common ailments and issues.
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Health and Wellbeing
As we end 2021 Covid is still with us. Winter months are notorious for cold and flu so it’s important that we eat foods that give us energy and help strengthen our immune systems.
The Essential Guide to Food for Health by Sara Kirkham is the ultimate nutritional guide to self-sufficient health and wellbeing; it shows you how to look after your health using everyday foods.
Change as much or as little as you like – make simple dietary changes to increase your intake of certain food nutrients, or follow one of the therapeutic eating plans. Whether you want to reduce the risk of familial illnesses such as arthritis or diabetes, improve existing health conditions such as high cholesterol, follow a therapeutic diet to improve skin conditions or IBS, or reduce your risk of dementia, this book provides the know how.
If you have an interest in taking greater control of your health and wellbeing, this book will encourage and enable you to become your own ‘food doctor’.
Both books provide invaluable research and information to help you boost your nutrition, health and to help you look great.
Life since 2020 has been a merry-go-round of Covid and restricted living. For some it has been hard to get to the gym whether this is due to a lack of motivation or simply because of Covid restrictions, for many keeping fit has been an issue. At Need2Know we have a range of fitness books to suit men, women, and children. So, if you are in need of a helping hand to get fit and stay fit in 2022, we have some great fitness books for you.
The Essential Guide to Pilates was developed to build on your body’s core strength in the back, abdominal and pelvic muscles using low impact exercises. There are no age limits, and it doesn’t matter what your level of fitness is. Pilates can help everyone improve their physical health and fitness as well as reduce stress levels. It can also be used to alleviate pain from previous injuries and prevent new ones by strengthening those core muscles.
Everyday Yoga the Essential Guide is a great introduction to Yoga. Our lives have become more stressful than ever as we try to achieve more, fit more into our days and earn more. Regular Yoga practice encourages the ability and opportunity to slow down, experience gratitude in everyday life as well as achieve a long-lasting, profound and positive effect on our health and wellbeing.
These essential guides explain the step-by-step process of devising your own weight training programme, helping you to understand the reasons behind the best route to success.
With so many books on the market aimed at experienced powerlifters and bodybuilders, both books fill the gap by targeting beginners who are in need of expert guidance.
There is no doubt that this Pandemic will have lasting effects for generations to come. Whether young or old many people have been living their lives in fear, isolated from loved ones, and or struggling financially due to outside pressures of the economy.
Need2Know Books has a selection of mental health books that help sufferers find the answers they need without judgement.
The Essential Guide to Self-Harm this book explores the issues in a detailed and practical way so that both sufferers from self-harm and their nearest and dearest can begin to deal with this terrible compulsion.
The Essential Guide to Anorexia Anorexia is a serious mental illness which is too often stereotyped, glamourised, misunderstood, simplified and belittled. There can be no simple, straightforward explanation for an illness as thoroughly complex as Anorexia Nervosa.
The Essential Guide to Depression Using expert advice and the latest information, this book provides people with the information they need to make an informed decision as to whether they need to seek further help.
Chapters cover self help, diagnosis, types of depression, treatments available and what you can do if you are caring for someone who is depressed.
An entire chapter also covers the facts about children and depression.
All the information is laid out in clear, easy-to-read sections. Whether you are suffering from depression yourself, or are worried about a friend or loved one, this guide offers the essential information needed to get a diagnosis and find the correct treatment.
If there is one good lesson we have learned from the Pandemic it’s that the public are in love with their pets. Since Covid appeared pet ownership has been on an unprecedented rise. However, as good as this sounds it is important to remember that being a pet owner comes with responsibilities.
Taking in a new kitten or puppy can seem like a great idea at first, but it is important that you provide the best care possible. That means not only giving them a loving home but providing good health care, a nutritious diet and training them appropriately so that a good bond can be created for a lifetime between the owner and the pet.
Here are some of Need2Know Books most popular pet titles.
Dog-friendly cats & cat-friendly dogs: A guide to the friendliest breeds Can cats and dogs live together? Will they fight or be friends? Which breeds are best avoided? These questions and many others are asked and answered in Dog-Friendly Cats & Cat-Friendly Dogs.
Many people think that the two animals will, in fact, ‘fight like cats and dogs’. Nothing could be further from the truth. Indeed, for enlightened families and individual owners having both around the house is an extremely agreeable arrangement. However, it is essential that prospective owners are fully armed with information before they embark on this journey.
Although cats and dogs can get along quite nicely there are breeds of both that make best combination and Dog-Friendly Cats & Cat-Friendly Dogs highlights the best of both.
First Aid for Cats the Essential Guide Do I have a First Aid kit? Could I cope in an emergency? Would I know when to call the vet?
When you do discover your cat is in trouble, there are many things you can do which will really help. Once you’ve learned how to handle your cat when it’s distressed, you can make the right choices to get it on the road to recovery. Even if this means getting it to the vet safely, your first aid interventions
can be vital.
This easy-to-follow guidebook explains how you can train your dog using kind, reward-based methods that help you to create mutually strong, enduring bonds of trust and affection.
This book explains why positive reinforcement works much better than the outdated, scientifically disproved harsh methods and takes you step by step through the important elements of training that ensure your dog will be a pleasure to live with.
So, there you have it, a round up of only a few of the many titles we have available at Need2Know Books.
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